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Uncertainty in Medical Innovation

  • Fester Einband
  • 219 Seiten
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a site where hi-tech medicine and vulnerable human beings come into close contact. Focusing on... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a site where hi-tech medicine and vulnerable human beings come into close contact. Focusing on a number of medical and ethical challenges encountered by staff and parents, this book provides a new perspective on the complexity of these treatments and the inventiveness of those involved.

Autorentext

JESSICA MESMAN is Assistant Professor in the Department of Technology and Society Studies, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands. Her research interests and publications include the anthropology of knowledge and empirical ethics in critical care medicine, particularly on issues of uncertainty and resources of resilience in patient safety.



Inhalt

1. Neonatology: A Permanent Dynamic of Change 2. Newly Born and Indeterminate 3. Co-Travellers 4. Uncertain Trajectories 5. Beacons on the Horizon 6. The Moral Load 7. The End of the Journey Glossary Bibliography

Produktinformationen

Titel: Uncertainty in Medical Innovation
Untertitel: Experienced Pioneers in Neonatal Care
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EAN: 9780230216723
ISBN: 978-0-230-21672-3
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Sozialwissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten: 219
Gewicht: 418g
Größe: H216mm x B216mm x T138mm
Jahr: 2008
Auflage: 2008
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